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Business Law Specialist

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Language: English

Short Description: This multi-media rich program is for all individuals interested in gaining the knowledge and skills required to qualify as a business law specialist. It’s an introductory course in business law that provides you with a working knowledge of legal terminology and rules of law associated with businesses.
This course covers the following principal areas of business law:
• Business torts
• Business-associated crimes
• Intellectual property
• Business contracts
• Negotiable instruments
• Employment laws
• Business organization
• Business ethics and social responsibility
• Government regulations
• International trade laws

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:
• Analyze the legal environment of business in the US
• Understand and explain the applicability of tort and criminal law to business
• Explain the applicability of intellectual property law to business
• Explain how contract law principles apply to business transactions
• Explain the law of negotiable instruments
• Evaluate the rights and responsibilities of principals, agents, and third parties in agency transactions
• Analyze the various employment laws affecting the employer-employee relationship in the United States
• Evaluate the forms of business organizations in the US
• Analyze the ethical and social responsibilities of businesses
• Evaluate the various types of government regulations and their impact on businesses
• Explain the effects of personal and real property laws on business
• Appraise the impact that international business laws have on global trade

Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.